Vendor revenue from sales of IT infrastructure products (server, enterprise storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud environments, including public and private cloud, increased 9.4 percent year over year in the third quarter of 2020 (3Q20). The figures are contained in the latest International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure

New global research from Accenture  shows that 61 per cent of owner-operators of factories, mines, refineries and public, telecommunications and utility infrastructure organizations expect new projects to be delayed or put indefinitely on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, just over a third of engineering, procurement and construction service

Welcome to 2021! Walt Disney once said, “I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.” This would be good advice for executives as they develop their digital supply chain strategies. While being optimistic is

Worldwide end-user spending on wearable devices will total $81.5 billion in 2021, an 18.1% increase from $69 billion in 2020,. The figures are contained in a new research from Gartner. The rise in remote work and increased interest in health monitoring during the COVID-19 pandemic was a significant factor driving market

For 28 consecutive years, IBM has received more US patents than any other company in the world, and the areas those patents are issued in are a talisman for where the industry believes the biggest technological impacts are likely to be delivered in the companies decades. Over the last 12

In recent days tens of thousands of Nazis, white supremacists, and sundry other racist footsloggers from the conspiracy fuelled, tin-foil-hat brigade have found themselves thrown off their social media platforms following the attempted violent overthrow of the Electoral College process at the completion of the US election cycle. Five people

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Cognizant is buying  Sydney based Servian, a privately-held enterprise transformation consultancy specializing in data analytics, artificial intelligence, digital services, experience design, and cloud. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2021, subject to regulatory clearance and other closing conditions. Financial details were not disclosed. Servian is

Tools like Gartner’s Consumer COVID-19 Concerns Tracker help marketing and customer experience leaders observe the shifting and differing concerns of consumers as they navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the most consistent patterns we see is the relatively high level of concern consumers have about in-store shopping. This concern consistently

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The total number of QR code payment users will exceed 2.2 billion in 2025, up from 1.5 billion in 2020, equating to 29 per cent of all mobile phone users across the world in 2025. The figures are contained in a report from Juniper Research. It predicts that much of

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From January 1 this year, Australia’s newly enacted Payment Times Reporting Scheme (PTRS) requires businesses and government enterprises with an annual total income of over $100 million to biannually report on their payment terms and practices for their small business suppliers. These reports will then be made publicly available via